What Is the SHIELD Act?

In July 2019, New York passed the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act.

The SHIELD law requires any person or business owning or licensing computerized data of a New York resident to implement and maintain reasonable safeguards to protect the confidentiality of the private information.

Your business is required to comply with the following safeguards.

  • Administrative Safeguards
  • Physical Safeguards
  • Technical Safeguards

What Are the Penalties for Failing to Comply?

Safeguarding your business systems and data is a requirement in today’s world. Businesses that fail to comply may face civil penalties up to $5,000 per violation. Why not secure a free compliance assessment?

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